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"Dangerous to Dream" is a song performed by Caissie Levy in the Broadway adaption of Frozen. The song features Elsa coping with the self-sacrifice of her freedom and happiness for the sake of restraining her powers.

An earlier version of the show featured a reprise of this song, sung by Elsa after she blasted Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf out of her ice castle. The reprise was cut from the show before it's 2018 Broadway debut.

Lyrics

Elsa:
I can't be what you expect of me
And I'm trying every day
With all I do and do not say
Here on the edge of the abyss
Knowing everything in my whole life has lead to this

And so I pull inside myself
Close the walls put up my guard
I've practised every single day for this
So why is it so hard

'Cause I can't show you
I'm not as cold as I seem
There are things you cannot know
And it's dangerous to dream

Anna: Sorry I'm late!

Elsa:
I know I'll never see that sunny day
When this trial is finally through
And it could just be me and you
I can't dwell on what we've lost
And our secrecy and silence comes at such a cost

I wish I could tell the truth
Show you who's behind the door
I wish you knew what all this pantomime
And pageantry was for

I have to be so cautious
And you're so extreme
We're different, you and I
And it's dangerous to dream

It's dangerous to wish
I could make choices of my own
Dangerous to even have that thought

I'm dangerous just standing here
For everyone to see
If I let go of rules
Who knows how dangerous I'd be?

Servant: Your Majesty, the gloves!

Elsa:
Why right now would I make this mistake?
How could I let my concentration break?

Bishop: (Elsa:)
(Conceal... Don't feel...)
Sem hon heldr inum helgum eignum
(Conceal... Don't feel...)
Ok krýnd í þessum helga stað
(Conceal... Don't feel...)
Ek té fram fyrir yðr...
Queen Elsa of Arendelle!

Chorus:
Queen anointed
Our chosen daughter
Our blessed queen behold!

Elsa:
I can't believe I'm standing here
Did I really make it through?
Father, I did it, now what do I do?
I can't stop smiling, how strange
Does this mean that things are different?
Could they really change?

And could I open up the door
And finally see you face to face?
I guess the queen can change the rules
But not the reasons they're in place

I can't be what you expect of me
And I'm not what I seem
But I would love to know you
Is it dangerous to dream?

Chorus:
Na na na heyana
Hahiyaha naha

Elsa:
Why did I open up that door?
I was so wrong to even try
Look at how I've failed us
Now I have to say goodbye

Maybe I'm as cold as I seem
But look at what I've done
It was dangerous to dream

Chorus:
Na na na heyana
Hahiyaha naha

v - e - d
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Media
Films: FrozenFrozen FeverOlaf's Frozen AdventureFrozen II

Video games: Frozen: Olaf's QuestFrozen Free FallDisney INFINITYDisney INFINITY: 2.0 EditionDisney INFINITY: 3.0 EditionDisney Enchanted TalesDisney Emoji BlitzKingdom Hearts III
Music: Frozen soundtrackFrozen musical soundtrackDisney Karaoke: FrozenFrozen II soundtrack
Books: The Art of FrozenA Sister More Like MePhantoms of ArendelleOlaf and Sven On Thin IceA Frozen HeartAnna and Elsa's Secret PlaytimeAcross the SeaFrozen Spring FeverMelting HeartsComic BooksElsa's Perfect PlanAnna & Elsa: Sisterhood is the Strongest Magic:Disney Princess Beginnings

Disney Parks
Arendelle: World of FrozenFrozen Summer Fun!Anna and Elsa's Frozen FantasyDisney Animation BuildingFrozen Ever AfterIt's a Small WorldCastle of Magical DreamsRoyal Princess GardenStorybook Land Canal BoatsWandering Oaken's Sliding Sleighs

Entertainment: Disney's Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicFor the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along CelebrationFrozen: Live at the HyperionGolden Fairytale FanfareMickey's Royal Friendship FaireMickey and the MagicianMickey and the Wondrous BookThe PavilionRoyal Theatre
Shops: Anna & Elsa's Boutique
Parade: Disney Magic on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeFestival of Fantasy ParadeFrozen Royal Welcome ParadeMickey's Storybook ExpressPaint The Night ParadeTokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Firework: Celebrate the MagicDisney Dreams!Disneyland ForeverFrozen ForeverHappily Ever AfterIgnite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and LightMickey's Mix MagicOnce Upon a TimeWonderful World of AnimationWorld of Color: Celebrate!
Christmas: A Frozen Holiday WishDisney Christmas StoriesDisney Dreams! of Christmas“Frozen” Christmas Tree Lighting CeremonyWorld of Color: Winter Dreams

Characters
Frozen: AnnaElsaKristoffHansOlafSvenThe Duke of WeseltonGrand PabbieMarshmallowKing AgnarrQueen IdunaErik and FrancisTrollsBuldaOakenSitronWolvesKaiCastle GuardsHans' Brothers

Frozen Fever: Snowgies
Frozen II: Lieutenant MattiasNorthuldraYelanaHoneymarenRyderThe NokkBruniGaleEarth GiantsKing Runeard

Locations
ArendelleElsa's Ice PalaceThe Southern IslesWeseltonArendelle CastleValley of the Living RockArendelle ChapelWandering Oaken's Trading Post and SaunaThe North MountainThe Enchanted ForestAhtohallan
Songs
Frozen: VuelieFrozen HeartDo You Want to Build a Snowman?For the First Time in ForeverLove is an Open DoorLet It GoReindeer(s) Are Better Than PeopleIn SummerFixer Upper

Frozen Fever: Making Today a Perfect Day
Olaf's Frozen Adventure: Ring in the SeasonThe Ballad of FlemmingradThat Time of YearWhen We're Together
Frozen II: All Is FoundSome Things Never ChangeInto the UnknownWhen I Am OlderLost in the WoodsShow YourselfThe Next Right Thing
Musical: Let the Sun Shine OnA Little Bit of YouHidden FolkHans of the Southern IslesQueen AnointedDangerous to DreamWhat Do You Know About Love?HyggeI Can't Lose YouKristoff LullabyMonsterTrue LoveColder by the Minute
Deleted: Love Can't Be DeniedWe Know BetterSpring PageantMore Than Just the SpareYou're YouLife's Too ShortReindeer(s) RemixWhen Everything Falls ApartResolutionHomeI Seek the TruthUnmeltable MeGet This Right

See Also
Kristoff's SledSpirits of the Enchanted ForestIce HotelMusicalThe Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated ClassicFrozen: The Official MagazineDisney On IceAs Told by EmojiFrozen: Northern Lights
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